Late black and ecru embroidered lace gown and jacket. Example of how adding a shaped lace overlay can glam up an otherwise simple gown. The short-sleeved bolero ages this up to be suitable for the crowd.
Dress, Evening Date: 1925 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 42 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Lewis Gompers, 1961